A total of 3,631 new cases of coronavirus infection (Covid-19) and 1,585 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

The number of people who received the first jab is 11,555,970, while that of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) stands at 9,736,641, the ministry said in its daily report on the Covid-19 situation.

The new figure brings to 562,416 the total number of contaminations since the first case reported in Morocco in March 2020. The number of people who have recovered has risen to 534,814, a recovery rate of 95.1%.

As for deaths, their total number rose to 9,486 (fatality rate of 1.7%), with 20 new cases recorded in the regions of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (6), Marrakech-Safi (4), Casablanca-Settat (2), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (2), Drâa-Tafilalet (2), Souss-Massa (1), Fez-Meknès (1), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (1) and Beni Mellal-Khénifra (1). The new contaminations were identified in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (2.026), Souss-Massa (312), Marrakech-Safi (291), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (286), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (253), Drâa-Tafilalet (130), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (103), Fès-Meknès (97), Guelmim-Oued Noun (46), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (41), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (34) and the eastern region (12).

There are 18,116 active cases, while severe or critical cases have reached 551, of which 23 are under intubation.